Camp GLOW (Girls Lead Our World) Jamaica 2016 is fully funded!

We did it! We raised the necessary funds to run Jamaica’s first Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World)! ¬†We haven’t seen the list yet of who donated to our camp–but I am just… Continue reading

The Song of the Cicada (Post 100!)

This blog initially started as a place to simply share my art, but ended up going beyond that to follow my days in Philadelphia at a time when I was starting my first… Continue reading

Calabash Literary Festival

This weekend I had the opportunity to attend Calabash Festival, an event that only happens every other year in Treasure Beach. The purpose of this festival is to “transform the literary arts in… Continue reading

Happy Labour Day!

In Jamaica, Labour Day is a time for community members to come¬†together and do service projects that beautify and improve their surroundings. I joined in on one of the many projects happening in… Continue reading

Breadfruit, Mi Love Mi BreadFruit

BREADFRUIT POETRY Randy McLaren, a Jamaican poet, and his praise for breadfruit: “Breadfruit, mi love mi breadfruit, from the treetop to the root!” BREADFRUIT’S ARRIVAL IN JAMAICA The introduction of the breadfruit tree… Continue reading